May 18, 2007
Gerard Butler Joins "Capone Rising" Cast
Gerard Butler, of bearded "300" fame, is the latest to join the cast of "The Untouchables: Capone Rising," Variety reports. Butler will topline the film, playing one of the leads.
February 22, 2007
De Palma Directing That "Untouchables" Prequel?
I know we've probably talked about this one before: Apparently there's going to be a prequel to Brian De Palma's "The Untouchables," and in a recent interview with AICN, moviemaker Antoine Fuqua mentioned that De Palma may actually be directing this prequel. Hmmm.
October 31, 2006
Update on the Jackie Chan/Jet Li Project ... Plus: Untouchables 2!
A while back we shared the news that Jackie Chan and Jet Li would be co-starring in an epic adventure based on the legend of The Monkey King. And now we have an update on that project. Also, in semi-related news, it looks like that "Untouchables" prequel is getting ready to roll.
January 12, 2006
Fincher Signs Up for "Torso" Tale
According to Variety, fan favorite David Fincher is about to sign on to direct "Torso" for Paramount, a project based on the graphic novel by Brian Michael Bendis & Marc Andreyko. The genre-centric Ehren Kruger will be penning the adaptation.
November 15, 2005
De Niro Might Just Rejoin the Mafia
Variety reports on a project that might bring master actor Robert De Niro back to the genre that made him famous: the mafia-type one. Paramount snagged the rights to an unpublished novel called "The Winter of Frankie Machine," and the studio would love to get Bobby in the lead role.
November 11, 2005
Sean Connery Earns AFI's Highest Honor
Thanks to ComingSoon.net for sharing a press release from the American Film Institute: Sir Sean Connery has been selected by the American Film Institute's (AFI) Board of Trustees to receive the 34th AFI Life Achievement Award, the highest honor for a career in film, it was announced today by Sir Howard Stringer, chair of the AFI Board of Trustees.
October 27, 2005
Levinson & De Niro to Pair Up for Tinseltown Satire
Variety brings news of an intriguing project that's being described as "Wag the Dog" of the moviemaking world." Robert De Niro will play the lead character in "What Just Happened?," which is based on the memoirs of veteran Hollywood producer Art Linson. Barry Levinson will direct.